eVisitor Visa - Subclass 651
To lodge application for eVisitor visa Subclass 651, the applicant must have passport of eligible country. Moreover, the applicant is not living in Australia while submitting visa application. Basically eVisitor is electronically saved authority that can be approved by travel agents, border agencies and airlines.
- You are eligible to apply for eVisitor visa if you have planned to stay in Australia for temporary basis.
- You must have appropriate passport.
- Before entering Australia, you must not have tuberculosis
- You do not have criminal record
eVisitor visa obligations
If eVisitor visa is granted, you can avail following benefits:
- Stay in Australia up to 3 months
- Validity of this visa is 12 months so the visa holder can enjoy multiple visits
- Enjoy a holiday in Australia
- Meet with family friends
- Get admission in short courses
- Take part in business visitor tasks
- Sign new contracts
- General business
- Perform activities concerning official visit
- Negotiate a deal
- Participate in trade fairs, conferences and seminars
- Volunteer work during stay
eVisitor visa does not permit the visa holders to work in Australia, offer their services to any business or promote goods as the basic purpose to offer this visa is tourism. It is possible to take part in volunteer work as no salary is given for volunteer services.
Just like ETA subclass 601, the eVisitor visa subclass 651 is associated with the passport number. It can cause problems if you have applied for eVisitor visa and then received a new passport. Always keep your passport details updated by using ImmiAccount online service.
If you already have eVisitor or another visa category and have submitted application for new eVisitor, your visas will be replaced by recently granted eVisitor.
The visa holder has to pay for medical expenses. Medicare health scheme will cover your expenses if your state or country has an agreement concerning health care of visitors with Australia.
Eligible countries for eVisitor visa
How to apply
Applicant is able to apply online by selecting eVisitor form and provide detail of all members who are intended to visit Australia. Use ImmiAccount to lodge your application. Confirmation mail is sent within 12 hours. If you have not received confirmation email, use ImmiAccont to verify the application status.
|Length of stay:
3 months at a time within a 12-month period